How to cite a 10-k report in APA
To cite a 10-k report in a reference entry in APA style 6th edition include the following elements:
- Author(s) of the 10-k report: Give the last name and initials (e. g. Watson, J. D.) of up to seven authors with the last name preceded by an ampersand (&). For eight or more authors include the first six names followed by an ellipsis (…) and add the last author's name.
- Year of publication: Give the year in brackets followed by a full stop.
- Title of the 10-k report: Only the first letter of the first word and proper nouns are capitalized.
- Database or URL: Give the name of the database or the URL
Here is the basic format for a reference list entry of a 10-k report in APA style 6th edition:
.(Year of publication). Title of the 10-k report. Retrieved from Database or URL
Take a look at our reference list examples that demonstrate the APA style guidelines in action:
A 10-k report retrieved from a database
2018). Form 10-K 2018. Retrieved from SEC EDGAR. (
A 10-k report retrieved from a website
2017). Form 10-k 2017. Retrieved from https://www.microsoft.com/investor/reports/ar17/download-center/index.html. (
This citation style guide is based on the official Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition).